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Nancy Jo Johnson

Nancy Jo Johnson went to be with her beloved Savior on Aug. 20, 2017. Her husband was by her side when she died at their home in Kasilof, Alaska, at the age of 67, after a courageous battle with pancr...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    July 13, 2017

KPBSD OKs contracts for new teachers

Seward Middle School and Seward Elementary will each have a new member of the faculty when the 2017-2018 school year gets under way. At its regular meeting on July 10, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approved the hiring of Clayton...

 

M/V Tustumena's return to service pushed back until August

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced earlier this week that more wasted steel was discovered in the engine room of the M/V Tustumena and repairs will require additional time at the Vigor Ketchikan Shipyard. The Tustumena went in for its...

 

Tusty Story Project seeking locals with ties to M/V Tustumena ferry

The Tusty Story Project is seeking interested parties who have worked on, or have personal stories about, the M/V Tustumena ferry during it’s home port days in Seward, Alaska. The Tusty Story Project is affiliated with the UAF Oral History...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the June 14, 1990 Seward Phoenix LOG. GO FOR IT... The city has been approached by the University of Alaska and the Alaska Department of Transportation about expanding the small boat harbor. The university...

 

Little League, Pinewood Derby

This year is the 75th anniversary of Little League and registration begins in Seward this Sunday, April 27, with tryouts at the downtown league field starting at 1 p.m. There will be skill stations to assess catching, throwing, batting and running....

 

Turn Back the Pages – April 11, 1991

April 11, 1991 The Seward Phoenix LOG Seward aroused about possible Tusty move – Sewardites were alarmed last week by the news that the State may cut off Seward from the Alaska Marine Highway System and reroute the locally homeported state ferry...

 

Turn Back the Pages – April 7, 1977

April 7, 1977 The Seward Phoenix LOG Public Forum heard Sewardites last Thursday – The Alaska Public Forum visited Seward Thursday evening, March 31 to get ideas and suggestions from area people on how state government should plan for management...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 13, 2014

AVTEC director suddenly retires

AVTEC Director Fred Esposito decided to retire last week after 17 years with the vocational education institution. Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dianne Blumer immed...

 

New snow inspires mushers

The 37th running of the Jr. Iditarod, starting this Saturday from the shores of Knik Lake, sets the stage for the full blown Iditarod the following weekend. Last year's defending champion, Conway...

 

Seafood galas feature new products

Eleven new seafood products from seven companies are set to be showcased at the upcoming Symphony of Seafood galas in Seattle and Anchorage. In its 21 years, the event has introduced and promoted...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    January 30, 2014

Seward Ship's Drydock considers offer

Seward Ship's Drydock Inc, which leases land from the City of Seward at Seward Marine Industrial Center, and manages the shipyard facility is considering an offer by another company to purchase the...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Jan. 27, 1977 The Seward Phoenix LOG Bay fishery policy told – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has adopted a policy on commercial fishing for salmon in Resurrection Bay “in order to minimize conflict between sport and commercial fishermen,...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 16, 2014

Sewardites race toward Iditarod

Travis Beals turned bib number 13 into a fifth place finish from a field of 44 mushers in the Copper Basin 300 Saturday. The Seward High School graduate, along with his fiancee Sarah Stokey, has...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 2, 2014

2013 Year In Review

The LOG looks back through the pages of 2013. Click on headline to read full story... - July - Slow and steady wins the race Three Anchorage women in their late 60s and mid-70s who call themselves the Alaska Mountain Turtles, were in Seward last...

 

2013 Year In Review

The LOG looks back through the pages of 2013. Click on headline to read full story......

 

Seward Ship's wants pay for extra ferry work

The Alaska Marine Highways System ferry M/V Tustumena checked into Seward Ship's for drydock repairs in November 2012 and, after numerous delays, it seemed like it would never leave. The vessel...

 

Seasons blessings get a boost

Last year's holiday season support for the less fortunate in the community of Seward saw an unexpected boost due to the gift of freezers full of food from the M/V Tustumena. The ferry, laden with...

 

State ferry returns to service after 11 months

The Alaska Marine Highway Systems ferry M/V Tustumena rest dockside at the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal with the wrappers off of all the new topside repairs. With final work completed and the...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 10, 2013

Oil spill response preparation discussed

Resurrection Bay and the City of Seward are downstream from oil tankers transiting Prince William Sound, and although those who experienced the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill don’t want to think about...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    October 3, 2013

Tustumena is back in the water

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Tustumena sailed a short distance across Resurrection Bay from moorings at Seward Ship’s Drydock to relocate at the Alaska Railroad cruise ship terminal for...

 

Borough approves mutual aid agreement

Last week was the occasion of the annual Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting in Homer. It was a beautiful day to see the city of Homer and the assembly members were treated to dinner prior to...

 

George H. Werner

Longtime Seward resident, George H. Werner, 76, died at his home on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 of natural causes. George was born in Everett, Wash. to George and Evelyn Werner on March 7, 1937. He moved...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Aug. 6, 1987 Seward Phoenix LOG. BUILDING OUR FUTURE... Last week city administration officials hosted a couple of bus loads of local residents on a tour of the Spring Creek Correctional Facility, the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 1, 2013

Tustumena down, not out

The M/V Tustumena will not return to ferry service until October at the earliest, according to the Alaska Marine Highway System. AMHS announced the indefinite delay last week and cited the vessel’s...

 

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